A star-studded cast are on hand for coming of age mob drama The Birthday Cake – and the trailer is here.
Jimmy Giannopoulous has assembled a serious slate of star power in his debut feature, The Birthday Cake, a coming of age drama about a young man who witnesses a murder which draws him into a danger-filled world.
Ewan McGregor, Val Kilmer, Lorraine Bracco, William Fichtner and Paul Sorvino lead the cast in this drama, along Shilah Fernandez who plays Gio, the film’s central character. Whilst the film may be Giannopoulous’ feature debut, he’s cut his teeth in the music video world, directing projects for high-profile stars such as Miley Cyrus, A$AP Rocky, Kid Cudi.
The film is set to release in the US at least, on June 18th. There are no confirmed details as yet for a UK release, but we’ll let you know when we hear them. In the meantime, we’ll leave you with the film’s official synopsis:
‘The Birthday Cake tells the story of a young Italian man, Giovanni (Gio) who is reluctantly continuing his family tradition of bringing a cake to his Uncle’s house to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his father’s passing. It’s not long, however, before he witnesses a murder along the way that will force him to learn the truth behind his father’s death and change his life forever.’
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